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Arabic & Persian Studies

Arabic & Persian Studies Teaching Staff

Dr Paul Anderson University Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
Dr Amira K Bennison Reader in the History and Culture of the Maghrib
Mrs Farida El Keiy Language Teaching Officer in Arabic
Dr Mahbod Ghaffari Iran Heritage Foundation Lector in Persian Language and Culture
Dr Rachael Harris Senior Language Teaching Officer in Arabic
Ms Saussan Khalil Lector in Arabic
Prof. Charles Melville Professor of Persian History
Prof. James Montgomery Professor of Classical Arabic
Dr Shady Hekmat Nasser University Lecturer in Classical Arabic Studies
Prof. Yasir Suleiman His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Sa'id Professor of Modern Arabic Studies
Dr Christine van Ruymbeke Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Senior Lecturer in Persian Studies
Teaching Associate
Dr Christie Johnson Teaching Associate in Arabic
Research Associate
Dr Elisabetta Ragagnin Research Associate in Azeri
Affiliated Researchers
Prof. François de Blois Affiliated Researcher
Dr Annabel Keeler Affiliated Researcher
Dr Elizabeth Key Fowden Gerda Henkel Stiftung Senior Researcher
Dr Shivan Mahendrarajah Affiliated Researcher
Dr Firuza Melville Affiliated Researcher
Dr Ursula Sims-Williams Affiliated Researcher
Dr Alice Wilson Affiliated Researcher
Affiliated Lecturers
Dr Ünver Rüstem Affiliated Lecturer
Prof. Nicholas Sims-Williams Affiliated Lecturer
Dr Krisztina Szilágyi Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College
Related Staff
Dr Firuza Abdullaeva Academic Associate, Head of the Shahnama Centre, Pembroke College

Chinese Studies

Chinese Studies Teaching Staff

Dr Adam Yuet Chau University Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China
Dr Susan Daruvala University Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Literature
Dr Imre Galambos University Lecturer in Pre-modern Chinese Studies
Ms Jiaqi Feng Guo Lector in Chinese
Ms Yu-Hui Liao Lector in Chinese
Dr Joe McDermott Emeritus Reader in Chinese History
Prof. David McMullen Emeritus Professor of Chinese
Prof. Roel Sterckx Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization
Prof. Hans van de Ven Professor of Modern Chinese History
Ms Emma Wu Language Teaching Officer in Chinese
Dr Boping Yuan Reader in Chinese Language and Linguistics
Affiliated Staff
Mr Charles Aylmer Head of Chinese Department, Cambridge University Library
Dr Sally Church Affiliated Researcher
Prof. Jianjun Mei Director, Needham Research Institute
Dr James Lin Senior Assistant Keeper of Applied Arts, Fitzwilliam Museum
Chinese Art History
Mr John Moffett Librarian, Needham Research Institute
Dr Robert Weatherley Affiliated Lecturer in Chinese Politics

Hebrew & Semitic Studies

Hebrew & Semitic Studies Teaching Staff

Dr Aaron Hornkohl Language Teaching Officer in Modern Hebrew
Prof. Geoffrey Khan Regius Professor of Hebrew
Prof. Nicholas de Lange Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Dr Yaron Peleg Kennedy Leigh Lecturer in Modern Hebrew
Dr Michael Chaim Rand University Lecturer in Hebrew & Aramaic
Reasearch Associate
Dr Tali Artman-Partok Israel Institute Fellow in Israel Studies
Dr Shai Heijmans Research Associate in Hebrew & Aramaic
Dr Lidia Napiorkowska Research Associate in Hebrew & Aramaic
Affiliated Researchers
Dr Roberta Borghero Affiliated Researcher in Semitic Linguistics
Dr Judith Olszowy-Schlanger Affiliated Researcher
Dr Amal Marogy Affiliated Researcher
Dr Nadia Vidro Affiliated Researcher
Affiliated Lecturers
Dr Shana Cohen Affiliated Lecturer
Dr Giulia Miller Affiliated Lecturer in Modern Hebrew
Dr Christopher Thomson Affiliated Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner Affiliated Lecturer

Indian Studies

Indian Studies Teaching Staff

Dr Eivind Kahrs Reader in Sanskrit
Mr Aishwarj Kumar Language Teaching Officer in Hindi
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani University Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit
Research Staff
Dr Daniele Cuneo Research Associate, Sanskrit Manuscripts project
Dr Camillo Formigatti Research Associate, Sanskrit Manuscripts project
Affiliated Researchers
Dr Sudeshna Guha Affiliated Researcher in Indian Studies
Dr Robert Harding Affiliated Researcher in Indian Languages and Cultures

Japanese Studies

Japanese Studies Teaching Staff

Mrs Toshimi Boulding  Lector in Japanese
Prof. Richard Bowring Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies
Dr Miki Kawabata Senior Language Teaching Officer in Japanese
Prof. Peter Kornicki Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies
Dr Barak Kushner University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese History
Dr Laura Moretti University Lecturer in Pre-modern Japanese Studies
Dr Mark Morris University Lecturer in Japanese Cultural History
Dr Matthew Shores University Lecturer in Japanese
Dr Brigitte Steger  University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Studies
Dr John Swenson-Wright University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations
Research Associates
Dr Deokhyo Choi Research Associate
Dr Arnaud Doglia Research Associate
Affiliated Researchers
Dr Philip Garrett Affiliated Researcher
Mr Noboru Koyama  Head, Japanese collection, Cambridge University Library
Dr Hyun-Gwi Park Affiliated Researcher
Affiliated Lecturer
Dr Simon Kaner Affiliated Lecturer

Korean Studies

Korean Studies Teaching Staff

Dr Michael D. Shin Lecturer in Korean Studies
Affiliated Researcher
Dr Hyun-Gwi Park Affiliated Researcher in Korean Studies

Library & Administrative Staff

Faculty Administrative Staff

Ms Francesca Barraud Undergraduate Programmes Administrator
Mr Tony Brinkman Custodian
Ms Jill Cooper Senior Accounts Clerk
Mr Steve Fagg Faculty Computer Officer & Webmaster
Ms Rhyanna Halasovski Reception Assistant
Mrs Nadya Mullen Faculty Administrator
Mrs Andrea Newman Administrator's Assistant
Mrs Molly O'Reilly Receptionist
Ms Natasha Sabbah Graduate Programmes Administrator

Faculty Library Staff

Ms Emily Downes Library Assistant
Mrs Miki Jacobs Senior Library Assistant
Mr Nathaniel Johnson Library Assistant
Mrs Françoise Simmons Faculty Librarian